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  1. The new class struggle in China and why it threatens economic progress

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... population. Below them is an upper middle class of about 25 million or 3.2 per cent, a middle class of 105 million or 13.3 per cent, a lower middle class of 540 million or 68 per cent and a low class ... companies, state and private. The upper middle class comprises six groups, including middle managers of these banks, state firms and foreign-invested companies; bosses of medium-sized private firms ...

  2. Pupils of school hit by flood return to classes

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... and authorities over the death toll and compensation. Local education official Xu Dejun said about 150 students of Shalan Township Central Elementary School in Ningan attended classes yesterday at Shalan Middle School. Officials say 92 people- 88 students and four teachers- were killed when the elementary school was hit by a flash flood unleashed by torrential rain last Friday. The school ...

  3. liberal studies

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... during a visit to the Middle East last year. 12. The mountaineers were________________ when a sudden snowstorm hit the area. Language Focus The expression 'as... as' is used when we say ... at the recital. 2. No one in our class can run________________ Peter. He is a member of the school athletic team and has won many awards. 3. This silver bracelet is________________ the one I saw ...

  4. school news

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One students were fascinated by a remote-controlled dinosaur toy. It took 30 stamps to earn it. Tong Wong, Form 4E Lai Chack Middle School Twenty students and three teachers from Lai Chack Middle School (LCMS) took part in an exchange programme in Singapore from March 16-25. They visited Holy Innocents' High School (HIHS) and several places of interest in Lion City, which ...

  5. A ray of hope in the middle of madness

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... journalists like Qiu and such technological advances as the internet and blogs, in the middle of all this madness, a better-informed public can find a little hope. ...

  6. From Middle Kingdom to maritime power

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... a land-focused nation that envisaged itself as the centre of the Earth, the Middle Kingdom, and paid little attention to expanding its influence beyond its coastline. The wake-up calls came from a string ... the once land-loving Middle Kingdom to turn its eyes seaward. China quickly turned itself into the factory for the world, manufacturing cheap commodities including electronics, garments, toys ...

  7. letters

    Posted Feb 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ourselves. This is only possible in small classes. I do believe schools should set up smaller class sizes to improve the learning environment for students. Kristen Fung, True Light Middle School ... Chan Smaller classes help us learn more I think class size matters and students do better in small classes. Experience tells me so. I have studied in both big classes and small ones. In big ...

  8. Classes under canvas

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... also erected 15 tents and donated teaching kits to provide temporary classes for about 5,000 children. As of last Monday, local education officials reported that only about 68,000 children- 40 per cent of students in Padang city- had returned to classes. Unicef said it was planning to erect 220 more classroom tents to help expedite class resumption and provide counselling ...

  9. City emerges as a world-class destination

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... this world-class event for 70 million visitors from more than 200 countries. New facilities will boost the city's meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (Mice) capacity. For example, ... world-class, five-star hotels in great locations with excellent meeting facilities. 'It also has five large exhibition centres providing a gross area of 140,000 square metres,' she said. ...

  10. School wants to preserve Wen's blackboard note

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Premier Wen Jiabao's written instructions on a Beichuan Middle School blackboard will be preserved as a reminder of the confidence and courage he sought to invoke in people ... province last Friday. Classes have been moved to a centre there after the school was destroyed in the quake with more than 1,000 students and teachers killed. Students and teachers were reluctant ...




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